Chromatomyia horticola (Goureau 1851) (Family Agromyzidae)


On Sonchus oleraceus

On Polygonum bistorta

Length: 2-2.5mm; Wing Length: 2.2-2.7mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(1-4 Days) (5-6 Days)
(Earliest: 9.6)
(9-15 Days) May - October

Biotopes:
Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Sonchus arvensis

Sonchus oleraceus

Polygonum bistorta

Medicago sativa
Parasitoids
Dacnusa areolaris Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Braconidae Larvae

Arthropods of Economic Importance: Chromatomyia horticola
British Leafminers: Chromatomyia horticola
Leaf and Stem Mines of British Flies: Chromatomyia horticola
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Chromatomyia horticola
Polyphagous Agromyzid Leafminers: Chromatomyia horticola


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